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« Reply #160 on: August 30, 2012, 01:53:10 PM »
Anyone watching Tsonga go down? He's down 2 sets to 1 and 0-4 in the fourth set!

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« Reply #161 on: August 30, 2012, 02:19:56 PM »
Tsonga out in 4 sets, against Martin Klizan, ranked # 52....
Fish down 2 sets to love against Davy, but up a break in the third..

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« Reply #162 on: August 30, 2012, 02:20:17 PM »
All of the top seeds look tip top of their game.  Cannot wait to see them meet!  Too bad Rafa is not here!  But Murray look very impressive!  Federer is up against Phau!  Should be an super easy match for him!

i am waiting for the 4th round........it will be interesting there onwards.......we could witness an upset or two.......

Lot of upsets already - Tsonga, Haas, Youzhny, Monaco...

And Fish is also on his way out.
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« Reply #163 on: August 30, 2012, 02:22:06 PM »
Just batting practice for Jack Sock. Impossible to really evaluate him.
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« Reply #164 on: August 30, 2012, 02:32:10 PM »
Just batting practice for Jack Sock. Impossible to really evaluate him.

Every Sock match is like that. No matter who he plays, he just goes for broke on every shot.  When I watched him in Cincy, Rochus just schooled him by simply getting the proverbial 1 more ball back.
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« Reply #165 on: August 30, 2012, 02:33:09 PM »
Ohio State's Chase Buchanan and Klahn down a set to Levine - Matkosevic.
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« Reply #166 on: August 30, 2012, 02:44:46 PM »
Pablo fought till the very end, but couldn't deliver.  :(

Looks like it's up to Fish to become Warrior #10.
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« Reply #167 on: August 30, 2012, 02:47:38 PM »
really strange tournament so far. Tsonga is out. Klizan played really well. I'm trying to watch too many matches at the same time. I'm going crazy  :)). watching Kolya/Fish and this kid Sock (really like him) ... too much tennis for me  :rofl_2:

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« Reply #168 on: August 30, 2012, 03:20:11 PM »
Fish up 2 brks in 5th 3-0!  Go Mardy!
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« Reply #169 on: August 30, 2012, 04:39:02 PM »
Pity Andujar and Brands couldn't become warriors today. They were both so close, and yet so far.
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« Reply #170 on: August 30, 2012, 05:05:17 PM »
Roddick to announce his retirement after the US Open!!


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« Reply #171 on: August 30, 2012, 05:11:02 PM »
Roddick to announce his retirement after the US Open!!


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I've seen it, but its unofficial ... is it... official?  :Confused:
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« Reply #172 on: August 30, 2012, 05:13:51 PM »
It's official. He said it himself in a press conference.

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« Reply #173 on: August 30, 2012, 05:19:38 PM »
cheers D, well thats terrible!  MT, feel for ya mate....
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« Reply #174 on: August 30, 2012, 05:26:02 PM »
They just showed his entire interview on television and he said he feels good about his decision.

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« Reply #175 on: August 30, 2012, 05:31:11 PM »
They just showed his entire interview on television and he said he feels good about his decision.

he might, but thinking about his fans....
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« Reply #176 on: August 30, 2012, 05:59:18 PM »
I was never his fan, but he was a big tennis star and I will miss him. I think that he simply wasn't able to compete at the level he used to for a while now and there wasn't a point of keep going when you can't deliver it any more.

I'll also miss his press conferences. He was absolutely hilarious.  :)

I'm just kind confused why he announced now and not after the tournament. he is still not done at the USO.
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« Reply #177 on: August 30, 2012, 06:25:41 PM »
Not happy about Roddick retiring even though I'm not his fan.
 
 

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« Reply #178 on: August 30, 2012, 06:45:03 PM »
I can finally watch some tennis! Real life can be so inconvenient at times!  :)

I'm not surprised that Roddick is going, as he hasn't really been enjoying his tennis much more recently.  Having been in the top ten for almost a decade (if memory serves me right) he is almost part of the furniture in the men's game.  It will be sad to see him go, but I'm sure he'll have a great time doing whatever he'll be doing.  All the best to him.

As for the Blake match, it's good to see JB playing well.   Granollers grunting is off putting.
Eurosport Player is showing this match instead of the Federer / Phau one.  So I'll have to go to Sportlemon to have a look at that one.
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« Reply #179 on: August 30, 2012, 07:02:15 PM »
Federer 5-1 up in the first set. Poor Phau.  These matches are sad, where the top players play someone out of their depth. The press makes me laugh with phrases such as " xxx blazes through to the next round"  as though they had some competition! I'm going to watch Blake - it seems a more interesting match.

And I'm surprised to note that Tsonga is out to Klizan in 4 sets!  I can't remember whose side of the draw he's in but that is one " hopeful" out.   Raonic was impressive today - I managed to watch a few games.
Nice to see Sock through too.   

EDIT : Blake is through & plays Lopez next. There'll be some nice tennis in that match. .

ORACLE  -  Fish came back from being 2 sets down too. Is he one for your list?
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